Clinical Brief: What BMI Should Be Used for Metabolic Surgery?
This clinical brief, adapted from a 15th CMHC Annual meeting session, will cover a concise overview of the efficacy and safety of metabolic surgery in reducing cardiometabolic risk across BMI levels.
This activity is designed for US-based healthcare professionals, including primary care clinicians (PCPs), nurse practitioners (NPs), physician assistants (PAs), endocrinologists, diabetologists, pharmacists, cardiologists, lipidologists, and other allied health professionals.
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:
- Summarize the efficacy and safety of metabolic surgery in improving cardiometabolic outcomes
- Identify the need for bariatric surgery in their patients based on their BMI and other parameters such as cardiometabolic comorbidities, race, and gender
- Develop individualized treatment options for patients with obesity and cardiometabolic risk that include comprehensive treatment approaches, including metabolic surgery
David E. Cummings, MD
Professor of Medicine
Senior Investigator, UW Medicine Diabetes Institute
Director, Weight Management Program, VA Puget Sound Health Care System
University of Washington
Dr. Cummings discloses the following:
Consulting Fees: G.I. Dynamics, DyaMx, Magnamosis
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Medtronic.
JOINTLY PROVIDED BY
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower and Cardiometabolic Health Congress. The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM Designation Statement
The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ABIM MOC CERTIFICATION
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.5 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) maintenance of certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
0.5 contact hours may be earned for successful completion of this activity.
The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
This program is assigned ACPE Universal Activity #0797-9999-21-019-H01-P. This program is designated for up to 0.5 contact hours (0.05 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit.
Type of Activity: Knowledge
Upon completing the post-survey and the activity evaluation form, transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service within 4-6 weeks.
JOINT ACCREDITATION STATEMENT
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Tarsus Cardio Inc. dba Cardiometabolic Health Congress (CMHC). Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Dietician Continuing Education
This program offers 0.5 CPEUs for dieticians.
ACCREDITED PROVIDER DISCLOSURE
Annenberg Center for the Health Sciences at Eisenhower staff involved in this activity have no relevant commercial relationships to disclose.
The PIM planners and managers have nothing to disclose. The CMHC planners and managers have nothing to disclose.
CONFLICT OF INTEREST DISCLOSURE POLICY
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower policy. Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is committed to providing its learners with high quality activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.
DISCLOSURE OF UNLABELED USE
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient's conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer's product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
METHOD OF PARTICIPATION & REQUEST FOR CREDIT
During the period February 22, 2021 through February 22, 2022, participants must read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures, study the educational activity, obtain a score of 75% or better on the post-test, and complete the evaluation. Upon completing, your certificate will be emailed. For questions about receiving certificates, please contact us at CMHC_Eval@cardiometabolichealth.org.
For questions about the accreditation of this activity, please visit www.annenberg.net.
For Pharmacists: Please complete the evaluation instructions above. Upon registering and completing the activity evaluation, your transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service within 4-6 weeks.
- 0.50 ACPE Pharmacy
- 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 0.50 ANCC
- 0.50 CDE
- 0.50 Participation
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